The Beatles’ Ed Sullivan Anniversary Marked With Screenings
Relive the "big bang" of 1960s pop culture-Feb. 9, 1964, the night that the Beatles were introduced to America on TV on The Ed Sullivan Show.
Don Maue, adjunct instructor in journalism and multimedia arts, and Jordan Mroziak, adjunct professor of musicianship, will present "the most important night in U.S. television" that will include a screening of filmed interviews and the famous episode of the Sullivan show in its entirety.
In addition, Maue will explain the cultural, political and economic climate of the era, while Mroziak will introduce the artistic and media climate of that time.
When: Wednesday, Feb. 9, from 8 to 10 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Peter Mills Theatre, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave.
Information: The event is free and open to the public.
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